I taught my first beginning quilt class this summer. Oh was I nervous! Having never taught a class I wasn't exactly sure what to expect. I have 14 years of quilting under my belt yet somehow I didn't feel qualified to 'teach'.
I had just three students in my class, which was just perfect for me.
Two of the ladies had sewn before which helped. One student was a very new sewer but I was quite impressed with her willingness to learn. (It was nice that I wasn't the only beginner in class.)
I had sewn up this quilt, which I used as the class sample. I had the students use 9 pieces from a layer cake and pre-cut the rest of the strips for them. I planed 3 hours for the quilt assembly. Can you believe that it took almost 4? I need to plan a longer class period next time.
The quilt measures 42" x 42" when completed.
Here are my students and their completed quilts! Thanks for letting me have the opportunity to teach you what I know. And for being patient with a newbie.